KATHMANDU — Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun on Monday congratulated the Nepali national football team players, officials and the National Sports Council for winning the Bangabandhu Gold Cup held in Bangladesh.
The Vice President sent separate letters to national team captain Biraj Maharjan, head coach Bal Gopal Maharjan and NSC Member Secretary Keshav Kumar Bista and congratulated them on the achievement.
He also wished for more achievments in the days ahead. “I am extremely happy and proud of the success of the Nepali football team in winning the title by defeating Bahrain with a huge margin of 3-0 in the final of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup,” VP Pun said.
“I would like to extend humble congratulations and wishes to all the players, team’s coaches and affiliated officials in this hour of happiness for enhancing country’s pride and helping in keeping the Nepali people’s head high,” he further added.
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost